Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Applied Sports Sciences

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students develop a basic understanding of the different approaches to sports instruction in healthrelated and natural contexts.
They can understand and explain fundamental concepts and theories of sports instruction, as well as the corresponding empirical findings, and can reflect on these in relation possible future occupations in the area of sports.
They have the ability to understand subject-specific texts and interpret the knowledge they gain from reading such texts. They can apply this knowledge to aid them in working in a target-group-specific and socially legitimate manner in their future occupations.
They develop an understanding of the connections between the disciplines and to other sports, cultural and economic disciplines. They are competent in dealing with interdisciplinary tasks and issues and presenting solutions.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The concepts, theories and findings of sports instruction are dealt with in relation to sports, and reflected on in relation to possible future occupations. As the course aims to provide a variety of perspectives, students experience a number of different approaches to sports instruction.

recommended or required reading

Bös, K. & Brehm, W. (Hrsg.). (2006). Handbuch Gesundheitssport. 2. Auflage. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Neumann, P. & Balz, E. (2013). Sport-Didaktik: Pragmatische Fachdidaktik für die Sekundarstufe I und II. Berlin: Cornelsen.
Seewald, F., Kronbichler, E. & Größing, S. (2001). Sportökologie. Eine Einführung in die Sport-Natur-Beziehung. Wiesbaden: Limpert (UTB).
Schwark, J. (2013). Sporttourismus. Konstanz: UVK Lucius (UTB).

assessment methods and criteria

reflexion work

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. Dr. Alexander Klaußner; Dr. MMag. Nikolaus Greier

year of study

first year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable